Architectural Shingles

High Quality Architectural Shingles

Architectural ShinglesShingles are one of those home repairs that is both essential but everybody hates having to do. Generally most people just get whatever cheap shingles they can and throw them down and hope for the best. This is not only impractical as they will end up falling apart or ripping loose in less than a year. Why spend time, energy, and money on cheap, low quality shingles when you can instead get durable and stylish shingles for a few dollars more?

What are Architectural Shingles?

Architectural shingles differ from standard shingles in a number of different ways. One of the biggest is in their design. While most shingles have a flat or simple pattern, Architectural shingles on the other hand are tapered to allow for overlapping protection. Additionally they are constructed of higher quality material than just tar paper. These shingles are made up of a heavy fiber glass base with special ceramic coated granules embedded in water resistant asphalt. This translates into a better quality shingle give you longer lasting protection.

Why Architectural Shingles vs. standard shingles

Outside of the above mentioned higher quality, architectural shingles offer a number of other benefits over standard shingles. For instance, most standard shingles are thinner and have a limited, short term warranty. Arch shingles on the other hand often have a 30 year warranty. Additionally, Arch shingles increase the overall home value which both benefits the home as well as the owners. This is especially helpful for anyone looking to get a better price on their home. However, there are some drawbacks to arch shingles. For one, they are more expensive than standard shingles. This in addition to needing to have them professionally installed to receive the full benefit from them.


Shingles much like pizza are more than something to just be thrown up on the roof. Like the financial industry, to achieve maximum gains one has to invest at a maximum. In the case of shingles this investment is in architectural shingles. From their durability, high quality construction, and overall aesthetic Arch shingles are the best shingle currently on the market. While they are expensive, they are well worth the investment. Not only will the occupants of the house thank you but so will the home. Stop replacing shingles every year, instead go with the long lasting, improved architectural shingle. You and the house won’t regret the decision.

Call Us For An Architectural Shingles

Contact us today to request a free estimate or to ask us any questions you may have. You may call us at 843-410-5877, or visit for more information about architectural shingles.